LRN Newscast 1730 08.24.15

The state is mourning the loss of a trooper who was shot in the head with a shotgun while in the line of duty near Lake Charles. Forty-three-year-old Steven Vincent died Monday morning. State Police Colonel Mike Edmonson says they believe the gunman, 54-year-old Kevin Daigle of Lake Charles, was impaired at the time. He says Vincent wore his badge proudly…:

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He says Daigle will be charged with first-degree murder of a police officer. The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is also investigating to see if Daigle is also responsibile for a homicide in Moss Bluff. Sheriff Tony Mancuso says the owner of the truck Daigle was driving was found dead today…

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Mancuso says it is believed Daigle lived at the house with the Victim. The name of the victim is not being released until the notification of next of kin.


The Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s office finds the State Racing Commission has shortchanged higher education more than 15 million dollars. Scott Carwile has more…
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The Dow Jones Industrial average fell 588 points today over concerns about China’s struggling economy. LSU economist Dr. Jim Richardson says the market could drop even lower.
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Richardson says if you’re invested in the market for the long term, you shouldn’t panic.